I'm not even really that excited to read Maria V. Snyder's Outside In, but I have been waiting on hold for almost two months. The one copy in the system was listed as "in processing" that entire time. Finally, out of sheer curiosity, I wrote to the library that was processing it, a tentative little email saying, "I totally understand that processing takes a long time, but I just wanted to see, you know, if you're really still processing, or if there's some sort of problem?"
I got no response. But today, this turns up in my Minuteman account: